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Bangor Savings Bank announces $10 million Portland expansion

Bangor Savings Bank announced in a press release Tuesday morning that it would be revealing plans for a $10 million expansion Thursday.

DiMillo's Yacht Sales acquires Acadia Yachts in Maryland

Portland-based DiMillo’s Yacht Sales announced Monday it had acquired Acadia Yachts Sales, a yacht dealership and brokerage firm in Oxford, Md.

PUC to mull investigation in Texas energy company

The Maine Public Utilities Commission will deliberate today whether to open an investigation into the marketing practices of a Texas energy company, the Journal Tribune reported.

Maine Medical Center unveils $40M operating room wing

James McCarthy |

Portland's Maine Medical Center unveiled its state-of-the-art $40 million operating wing Monday, a two-story vertical expansion erected on top of the medical center's lower Bean Building near the...

Iron Mountain buys 95,000-square-foot Scarborough warehouse

Laurie Schreiber |

When Boston-based Iron Mountain Information Management LLC converted to real estate investment trust status in 2014, it went into acquisition mode, buying properties globally to utilize for its...

Trans-Pacific Partnership clears key hurdle

The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations reached a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest regional trade accord in history, the New York Times reported Monday morning.

Portland sustainability startup wins $100,000 investment in pitch competition

Rapport, a Portland startup that develops software for businesses to track sustainability metrics, won a $100,000 investment from AOL founder Steve Case's investment company during a pitch...

Benjamin Shaw's Vets First Choice bites into traditional distribution

Lori Valigra |

Benjamin Shaw focuses calmly and steadily on his visitor during a recent interview at his Portland office. The only "tell" that there's intensity behind his quiet demeanor is...

Holy Donut owner Leigh Kellis leverages doughnut sales with smart data collection

Jennifer Van Allen |

Five years ago, Leigh Kellis was a single mom living in her parents' attic, bartending at Enzo Wine Bar and on the verge of becoming a Spanish teacher.

Volk Packaging Corp. co-owner Derek Volk focuses on community

Laurie Schreiber |

Whether it comes to giving back to the community or innovating for his company, Derek Volk always seems to be thinking, "What's next?"